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when it was bought in 2001 by dana white, president of the ufc and his partners the fertita brothers. >> congratulations on your first show, it's got to feel good. >> thank you very much, james, i appreciate it. >> you took over this company when it was in a serious financial hole? >> i called my partners and said, you know, i think the ufc is in trouble, i think we should buy it. it would be interesting. and a month later we own it. >> how much did you purchase it for? >> $2 million. >> and how much is it worth today? >> a lot more than $2 million. >> a lot more than $2 million is an understatement. today the ufc brings in an estimated $6 billion a year. recently they signed a lucrative broadcast deal. >> we're the most valuable franchise on earth. we're in over a billion homes worldwide and we're the largest pay-per-view provider in the world. i don't care what color you are, what country you come from or what listening you speak, it's in our dna. the first ufc happened because they wanted to answer the age old question which fighting style was the best? and the answer to that age
to be talking to dana bash our chief congressional correspondent who knows everything about congress. we'll ask her about all of this and it possible that congress may be called back from vacation? is it worth it? we'll pose those questions to dana bash. also coming up at 10:00 a.m. eastern, michael crowley from "time" magazine will talk about president obama and his changing stance on waging war or taking military action. should be very interesting. we'll be right back. when we made our commitment to the gulf, bp had two big goals: help the gulf recover and learn from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, where experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. ( bell rings ) they remwish i saw mine of my granmore often, but they live so far away. i've been thinking about movin
congressional correspondent dana bash joins us from our washington bureau with more on that side of the story. good morning. >> good morning, carol. two members of congress who have been demanding consultation and input on the administration strategy on syria and they also want evidence that the military action, if it is used, would be justified. >> cnn has told top obama officials insisted to lawmakers on a thursday night conference call they have no doubt assad's regime was behind deadly chemical attacks there. revealing to lawmakers that the u.s. intercepted communications from a high-level syrian official which clearly indicates they were responsible for these. the half hour into telephone briefing began moments after british parliament struck at least a short-term blow to u.s. hopes of a coalition defeating a measure authorizing force against syria. though, obama officials insisted no decisions have been made on military action against syria. cnn is also told they privately made clear to lawmakers that chemical weapons in syria is such a threat, the u.s. could engage with or without supp
by dana white, president of the ufc and his partners the fertita brothers. >> congratulations on your first show, it's got to feel good. >> thank you very much, james, i appreciate it. >> you took over this company when it was in a serious financial hole? >> i called my partners and said, you know, i think the ufc is in trouble, i think we should buy it. it would be interesting. and a month later we own it. >> how much did you purchase it for? >> $2 million. >> and how much is it worth today? >> a lot more than $2 million. >> a lot more than $2 million is an understatement. today the ufc brings in an estimated $6 billion a year. recently they signed a lucrative broadcast deal. >> we're the most valuable franchise on earth. we're in over a billion homes worldwide and we're the largest pay-per-view provider in the world. i don't care what color you are, what country you come from or what listening you speak, it's in our dna. the first ufc happened because they wanted to answer the age old question which fighting style was the best? and the answer to that age old question ended up being
's go to capitol hill. dana bash is standing by. even before the president has spoken, tan ndana, some republi already starting with some preemptive reaction, shall we call it. >> reporter: that's right. it's going on so far in private in conversations that i've had with some republicans here on capitol hill. the nsa surveillance program is one of the few areas where you've actually seen republicans agree with the president. think that this program is the right thing to do for american security. so expect republicans to say that they're concerned about what jessica reported, widening the transparency of this program. because they say the problem isn't the program, it's the way the president has communicated about it or maybe the better way to say it, has not communicated about it. i think you're going to see some criticism, maybe skepticism on the republican side. the whole question, though, is what democrats are going to do. because they have been probably the most vocal critics of this program. particularly those on the left. you have senators like mark udall of colorado. i just spok
that ft. leavenworth will do that. it looks like dana coombs will have to sue the army or petition on medical grounds to get bradley manning transferred to a federal prison where perhaps he could get that therapy because due to army and d.o.d. regulations, ft. leaven swort not going to give that hormone therapy much less sex reassignment surgery. carol? >> if he did get this treatment, this hormone replacement therapy, who would pay for it? >> it would be the government. it would be the taxpayers. that's the way it is for any prisoner. basically, if you're a prisoner, the state or the government is responsible for your medical care because you can't fund your own medical care. there have been some rulings in the past where federal courts have struck down laws in which some states try to prohibit these taxpayer-funded hormone therapy regimens. again, some of the courts have struck those down saying you can't do that. and some prisoners have been receiving hormone therapy. sexual reassignment surgery is still relatively new. that also has been looked on somewhat favorably by some of
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